planetary circulation

planetary circulation

[′plan·ə‚ter·ē ‚sər·kyə′lā·shən]
(meteorology)
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While he collaborated with a number of colleagues, Gareth primarily wrote single-authored papers that reflected his distinctive style and a very sharp focus on the problem that fascinated him--a problem best described by the title of a 1982 paper in which he showed how to create a Jovian-like circulation by modifying parameters in a standard terrestrial global atmospheric model: "The Range and Unity of Planetary Circulations.